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Up in smoke / The Australian's 'exclusive' story on plain packaging is just plain wrong

But it comes at a cost to the paper's reputation. Not only has the Australian allowed an IPA spear carrier to lead its front page. It has let him use figures that the government says are misleading and to make claims the experts say are garbage.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jun 17, 2014 07:41

[Australia and Oceania, New Zealand] Plain packaging cigarettes unsuccessful in Australia

MPs hearing arguments for and against plain packaging for cigarettes have been told the policy has been anything but successful in Australia. A submission from the organisation representing convenience stores says tobacco sales across the Tasman increas
Radio Network (nz)
added May 7, 2014 21:11

[Uganda] Baryomunsi accuses BATU of blackmail

Kinkizi East Member of Parliament, Chris Baryomunsi, has claimed British American Tobacco Uganda (BATU) is blackmailing him to drop the Tobacco Control Bill. He said the company had written to him saying it would stop supporting tobacco activities in Nya
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Apr 4, 2014 13:17

[Europe, Malta] Barroso denies Dalli claims

European Commission President Manuel Barroso has denied claims made by former EU commissioner John Dalli that he had suggested dropping the Tobacco Products Directive.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Mar 17, 2014 00:52

[Europe, UK] E-cigarette players vow to fight 'unworkable' EU clampdown

The UK’s electronic cigarette industry has moved to allay fears that the nascent market for e-cigs will be stymied within two years as a result of new European legislation. The Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) is furious after t
The Grocer (uk)
added Mar 8, 2014 21:40

[Europe] Study finds ‘serious flaws’ in EU report on illicit tobacco

Public health experts from our Department for Health will claim at an event in the European Parliament today (Wednesday 22 January) that there is growing evidence that the tobacco industry is still involved in the illicit cigarette trade and using exagge
University of Bath (uk)
added Feb 16, 2014 22:21

[California] Dan Morain: A striking shift in accepting tobacco money

But in the Capitol of the state where the anti-smoking crusade began, tobacco is creeping back, especially among Democrats who no longer shun the industry’s campaign money. Gov. Jerry Brown took $27,000 in tobacco money for his campaign this year
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 9, 2014 21:46

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Philippine public health policy most susceptible to tobacco industry influence in ASEAN - report

The Tobacco Industry Interference Index prepared by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) says that the Philippines has the highest level of tobacco industry participation in policy development, followed by Indonesia; Cambodia and Malaysia (TV 5) (ph)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:52

[Canada] Casa Cubana Asks Alberta Not To Proclaim Flavoured Tobacco Law

A Quebec-based cigar distributor is lobbying the Alberta government not to proclaim new legislation that would ban flavoured tobacco products. Alberta's Tobacco Reduction (Flavoured Tobacco Products) Amendment Act received royal assent last month, but t
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 28, 2014 08:01

Understanding the emergence of the tobacco industry's use of the term tobacco harm reduction in order to inform public health policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Transnational tobacco companies’ harm reduction discourse should be seen as opportunistic tactical adaptation to policy change rather than a genuine commitment to harm reduction. Care should be taken that this does not undermine gains hitherto secured in
Tobacco Control
added Jan 27, 2014 14:47
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